Modern Gesture designs and produces lighting, homeware and small stationery items in Cape Town, exploring different production techniques and craft skills, which includes experimentation with the physical and tactile properties of mixed mediums such as off cuts of wood, wax cord and various metals.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

Column Wall Fixture

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Woven Mirror

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Weaver Wall Sconce

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Wooden Pendant

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Woven Necklace
Lampshade

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African Tribal
Necklace Lampshade

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Tribal Collection
Pendants

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Woven Necklace Lampshade (750mm)

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Interior of Nando Menlyn Mall fitted with Pendant Lampshade

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Candice Lawrence, director of Modern Gesture builds one of her signature pieces

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About Modern Gesture

Modern Gesture believes that in each piece created a story is embedded into its materials, capturing the time and care engaged in the creation of each item.

This practice ensures that each piece holds its own unique characteristics. Each product is hand crafted to engage our attention through the use of materials, shape and final design, allowing for a new approach to quality, innovative design and simplicity, but still holds an international appeal without losing its local relevance and sentiments.

Black and White Image of Candice Lawrence